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Liquid Hiv Meds

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taking hiv meds with liquid food

For years i have been taking my hiv meds with liquid foods such as ensure, fiber boost, advera. Someone told me that he thinks that i must take the ones that require food with SOLID food, otherwise the med won't absorb as well. that scared me. can...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Some medications have their absorption influenced by food. The typical way that these studies are done is with either a standardized high fat solid meal or sometimes a light snack. The food effects are usually modest for most agents. In your... Read more »

Difficulty in swalloing the pills.

Dear Doctors,I am taking truvada and sustiva for more than 2 years now and nowadays I am having... Read more »

liquid meds

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...unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. Approved for children ages one month and older. Liquid formula available, but tastes unbelievably horrific. AWP: $308.60 / for 30 capsules, $1,728.24 for 240 ml... Read more »
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Starting Meds Tomorrow...NEED ADVICE!!!

Posted by running4it, 4 Replies
...hardest time swallowing pills, I dont know how I will get through this. Question: How do people who cant swallow pills take HIV meds? Can pills be crushed? Any stories or suggestions out there would help me. Read more »

Starting Meds Tomorrow...NEED ADVICE!!

Posted by running4it, 6 Replies
...hardest time swallowing pills, I dont know how I will get through this. Question: How do people who cant swallow pills take HIV meds? Can pills be crushed? Any stories or suggestions out there would help me. Share advice here or inbox me. Read more »

Starting meds for the first time.

Posted by glowstixboyoh, 15 Replies
...right now. I was diagnosed poz on march first of this year. I just got my lab results back and people think I should start meds. Its seems to them the virus is newly aquired, but it also looks like my immune system was low to start out with. ... Read more »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Hi everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to Read more »